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  • Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Pomona
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

9 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

6 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Tell me about your research." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Why here, why DO, why medicine." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Please choose an ethical issue in medicine today and discuss it briefly." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, reviewed application" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The classrooms, equipment and general facilities are very nice after you get into the buildings. All the students seemed very happy and excited to be there. It seems like the school knows how to have a good time. The dean there is new and seems to be making a big diference at the school. I got the feeling that Western would be a much better place in 10 years." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The location. The school looks pretty bad from the outside. Its in a neighborhood that for some reason or another has not grown much since the 60's and consequently is a little run down. Security is a constant presence when walking from building to building. " Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Very laid back. The interviewer asked quite a few questions and scribled down my answers as I spoke. While he didn't seem to be genuinly interested in my response, he defineately paid attention and was somewhat encouraging in his replies. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Neutral

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Airplane

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$101-$200

What airport did you use?

ONT

Where did you stay?

Hotel

How would you rate the hotel?

9 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

Hilltop Inn

Would you recommend the hotel?

yes

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/16/2005

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

6 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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